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The lawsuit, filed by State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally, calls the new law a “clear violation of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution."
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has appealed a Kankakee County judge's ruling that cashless bail is unconstitutional. His office also criticized "11th hour theatrics" by some prosecutors and sheriffs in Illinois to prevent the SAFE-T Act from going into effect.
A Kankakee County judge could weigh in on the constitutionality of the state’s SAFE-T Act as soon as Dec. 15, court records show.
After a campaign fueled by disagreements over the Illinois SAFE-T Act and statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts, Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Tuesday declared victory over Downstate attorney Thomas DeVore in his bid for reelection.
A Sandwich man was sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty in front of a DeKalb County judge Monday to possession of child pornography.
Crime and the attorney general’s role in combating it dominated last week’s virtual debate between incumbent Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, a Chicago Democrat, and Republican challenger Thomas Devore of downstate Greenville.
Candidates for the Republican Party across local, state and federal races, were in Crystal Lake on Wednesday to meet with residents and talk about the state of Illinois, the SAFE-T Act and other issues.
Thomas DeVore, the Republican candidate for Illinois attorney general, told voters in Crystal Lake Wednesday that he views his role, now and moving forward, as protecting the state’s constitution from Democratic overreach, starting with a repeal of the SAFE-T Act.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul accused his Republican challenger Thomas DeVore of making “dangerous” remarks, while DeVore accused the Democratic incumbent of failing the state’s school students by not challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s COVID-19 mitigations.
Attorneys for the state of Illinois joined their colleagues in Nevada and Virginia Wednesday in asking a federal appellate court to declare that the Equal Rights Amendment has been legally ratified as the 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Gov. JB Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced plans Friday for how the state will distribute its share of funds from a national settlement with opioid companies.
The investigation of Quincy Evans began when Illinois State Police were notified of a suspicious crate from California that was going to be delivered to a business in Illinois, according to Illinois Attorney General's office.
The Illinois Attorney General’s office has filed a hate crime lawsuit against a Savanna mother and her adult son, accusing them of hanging an effigy of their Black neighbor from a tree near his property as well as covering their home with swastikas, Confederate flags and a slur.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation Friday that is aimed at cracking down on high-profile “smash-and-grabs” and other organized retail theft.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul filed a petition asking the Illinois Supreme Court to intervene in a controversial sexual assault case that ended with a circuit judge voiding his original guilty verdict and freeing the defendant early.